The Afghan forces recaptured Kiran Wa Majan distrrict in Badakhshan province of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defense said.

According to a statement released by Ministry of Defense, the security forces recaptured the district with the cooperation of the local residents launched a public uprising against Taliban.

The statement further added that the security forces and public uprising forces inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants during the operations.

Furthermore, the Ministry of Defense said a large number of Taliban militants also surrendered to Afghan forces.

The defense ministry also added that the security forces also destroyed multiple hideouts and fighting positions of Taliban during the operations.

This comes as the security forces had recaptured Wardoj and Yamgan districts of Badakhshan province few days earlier.